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Funny or Die mocks NRA in new clip -- VIDEO

In the wake of President Obama’s new gun law proposals, the NRA yesterday released two videos that accused the President and NBC News’ David Gregory of being “hypocrites” because the schools their children attend have Secret Service protection (a.k.a “armed guards”), while the President was advocating for schools without armed guards. It didn’t take long for the Twitterverse to mock the NRA’s argument — and today Funny or Die took the joke one step further in a new spoof ad.

The clip mocks the over-the-top outrage from some in the NRA, asking, in response to the “Obama kids” argument, “Is it because the security needs between the President’s family and your family are different and comparisons are irrelevant?” before ending the ad with a NRA: Live in Fear slogan. Watch below: READ FULL STORY

Celebs react on Twitter to NRA press conference

Wayne LaPierre, the president of the National Rifle Association, did not take questions after his press conference today, the first public response from the powerful gun lobby after the horrific school shooting in Newtown, Conn. one week ago. But the public reaction during and immediately after his speech was loud, especially from celebrities, who couldn’t help but weigh in on Twitter about the National Rifle Association’s response.

Check out some thoughts below from everyone from Bette Midler: “NRA says we need armed guards at every school. Well, since NRA IS SHILLING FOR THE FIREARMS INDUSTRY, this makes good sense for them,” to Seth Meyers and more. READ FULL STORY

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